Arizona vs Arizona State Prediction: Live Odds, Stats, History & Picks – Saturday, December 31, 2022

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The Arizona State Sun Devils (11-2, 2-0 Pac-12) will welcome in the Arizona Wildcats (12-1, 1-1 Pac-12) after victories in eight home games in a row. It starts at 2:00 PM ET on Saturday, December 31, 2022.

The Wildcats are currently 5.5-point favorites against the Sun Devils. A 155.5-point over/under has been set for the game.

Arizona vs. Arizona State Odds

Point Spread for Arizona vs. Arizona State

The spread for this matchup is set at 5.5 points, with oddsmakers listing Arizona as the favorite.

Arizona vs. Arizona State Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Arizona has -236 odds to pick up the win, while Arizona State is listed at +193 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 155.5 points.

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Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Game Time: 2:00 PM ET
  • Location: Tempe, Arizona
  • Arena: Desert Financial Arena

Arizona vs. Arizona State Betting Trends

Arizona is 5-7-1 against the spread this season. The Wildcats have won in 11, or 91.7%, of the 12 contests they have been named as odds-on favorites in this year. Arizona’s games this year have gone over the total in seven out of 13 opportunities (53.8%).

Arizona State is 8-5-0 against the spread this season. The Sun Devils have been the moneyline underdog a total of three times this season, and they’ve won all of those games. Arizona State’s games this season have hit the over 38.5% of the time (five out of 13 games with a set point total).

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Arizona vs. Arizona State Key Players to Watch

Arizona

Azuolas Tubelis posts 20.1 points and 2.1 assists per game — both team highs. He is also putting up 8.7 rebounds while shooting 61.4% from the floor. Oumar Ballo leads his team in rebounds per game (9.1), and also posts 17.8 points and 1.5 assists. At the other end, he averages 0.8 steals and 1.7 blocked shots. Kerr Kriisa averages a team-best 6.1 assists per contest. He is also averaging 11.4 points and 2.8 rebounds, shooting 42.6% from the floor and 40.8% from downtown with 2.4 made 3-pointers per contest. Pelle Larsson is posting 10.8 points, 3.5 assists and 5.2 rebounds per contest.

Arizona State

Frankie Collins is putting up a team-best 5.5 assists per game. And he is producing 11.4 points and 4.6 rebounds, making 35.8% of his shots from the floor. DJ Horne is putting up team highs in points (12.5 per game) and assists (2.8). And he is producing 4.5 rebounds, making 36.5% of his shots from the floor and 31.1% from beyond the arc, with 1.8 triples per game. Warren Washington is the Sun Devils’ top rebounder (7.1 per game), and he averages 8 points and 1.3 assists. Devan Cambridge gives the Sun Devils 10.4 points, 5.6 rebounds and 0.8 assists per game. He also averages 0.4 steals and 0.8 blocked shots.

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What you need to know about the Arizona Wildcats

Arizona went 12-10-1 ATS in conference games last season. The Wildcats are ceding 73.8 points per game this year (303rd-ranked in college basketball), but they’ve really shined offensively, averaging 90.2 points per contest (second-best). Arizona is allowing 28.7 rebounds per game this year (64th-ranked in college basketball), but it has provided a lift by pulling down 38.2 rebounds per contest (ninth-best).

Arizona is draining 8.2 threes per game (112th-ranked in college basketball) this year, while putting up a 37.2% three-point percentage (58th-ranked). This year, the Wildcats are giving up 8.5 threes per game (305th-ranked in college basketball) and are allowing opposing teams to shoot 33.5% (209th-ranked) from three-point land.

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What you need to know about the Arizona State Sun Devils

Arizona State went 12-7-2 ATS last year in conference action. In 2022-23, the Sun Devils are 175th in the nation offensively (72.7 points scored per game) and 70th defensively (64.1 points allowed). Arizona State collects 36 rebounds per game and give up 34.3 boards, ranking 50th and 323rd, respectively, in college basketball.

At home, the Sun Devils average 76.8 points per game. Away, they score 65.3. Beyond the arc, Arizona State is 182nd in the nation in 3-pointers made per game (7.5). It is 264th in 3-point percentage at 32.2%. Giving up 7.1 3-pointers per game and conceding 30.7% from beyond the arc, the Sun Devils are 176th and 88th in the country, respectively, in those categories.

Arizona vs. Arizona State Prediction & Pick

Our prediction to win this contest is Arizona, and we project that Arizona State will cover the spread (Arizona -5.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 155.5 points.

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How to bet Arizona vs. Arizona State

You can bet on Arizona vs. Arizona State at every legal online sportsbook. For more college basketball odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals, check out the latest NCAA lines as well as our guide to the best college basketball betting sites.

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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